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Memories of Haslemere

I remember working in the laundry in wey hill for many years when I left my home town of Birmingham, I have some great memories of my days there, starting in the wash room and getting to know everyone there. My Nan was the first of a number of my family to work there. I still remember my old boss Mr Bob Young who (...Read full memory)

The building on the left with the white wooden fence looks like the old Haslemere Police Station in the Petworth Road. (Note from The Frith Memories Archivist - This road was called East Street at the time this photograph was taken; we believe that the name was later changed to Petworth Road.)

As a young Laboratory Assistant, when the building and estate was in the hands of the Admiralty Signals Establisment, I knew the house and grounds. The Cricket Pitch area was covered with Nissan huts. I also remember the large number of exotic trees and plants in the extensive grounds. In season the peaches were large and juicy. Has the house been demolished?

The Haslemere Railway Station is the building on the right handside of the photo, on the left is the Haslemere Hotel, now known as the Inn On The Hill.

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